decorative image of COLAB.jpg , Business incubator, accelerator rebranded, renamed CO:LAB 2017-01-20 11:13:38

Business incubator, accelerator rebranded, renamed CO:LAB

CO:LAB – the new name of the Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship – has merged Collaboration, Community, Coworking and Coffee in order to help small business owners and upstarts succeed. The rebranding was announced during a press conference held Wednesday, Jan. 11, at CO:LAB housed in Pensacola State College’s Downtown Center. Kelly Reeser,… Continue Reading Business incubator, accelerator rebranded, renamed CO:LAB

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decorative image of Rick-Scott , Gov. Scott declares this week as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week 2017-01-20 11:06:43

Gov. Scott declares this week as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week

Gov. Rick Scott has declared this week, Jan. 9-13, as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week. “First responders play a critical role in keeping our communities safe, and all Floridians benefit greatly from the services they provide,” said Scott who is encouraging residents to take time to tell first responders and their families how much their… Continue Reading Gov. Scott declares this week as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week

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decorative image of Lady-Pirates , Lady Pirates defeat Tallahassee Community College in Panhandle conference play 2017-01-20 11:02:53

Lady Pirates defeat Tallahassee Community College in Panhandle conference play

Preparation and attention to detail paid off in a big way Saturday, Jan. 7, when the Pensacola State Lady Pirates bested Tallahassee Community College 100-89. The Lady Pirates basketball team improved to 16-1 overall and 1-0 in Panhandle Conference play. Now ranked 15th, the Lady Pirates beat 11th ranked Tallahassee in the opening game of conference… Continue Reading Lady Pirates defeat Tallahassee Community College in Panhandle conference play

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decorative image of Kaitlin-Santiago , Pensacola State student selected for Florida House Internship Program 2017-01-20 10:58:55

Pensacola State student selected for Florida House Internship Program

For the next two months, Pensacola State College student Kaitlin Santiago will rub shoulders with the movers and shakers in Washington, D.C. Santiago, 21, has been selected as a spring semester intern for the Florida House Internship Program. During the eight-week program, she will gain invaluable experience at Florida House, the only state embassy in… Continue Reading Pensacola State student selected for Florida House Internship Program

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decorative image of 0106-finalist-2-1 , PSC is finalist for national Bellwether Award 2017-01-20 10:55:42

PSC is finalist for national Bellwether Award

A national panel of experts has selected Pensacola State College’s virtual tutoring program as one of 10 finalists for the 2017 Bellwether Award in the Instructional Programs and Services category. An initial pool of about 2,500 applications was narrowed to about 200 applications for each of three categories when choosing the finalists. Besides the Instructional… Continue Reading PSC is finalist for national Bellwether Award

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decorative image of 1201-SkillsUSA-2 , PSC’s SkillsUSA chapter receives $2,000 grant from Lowe’s 2017-02-06 15:38:18

PSC’s SkillsUSA chapter receives $2,000 grant from Lowe’s

Pensacola State’s SkillsUSA chapter has received yet another accolade – this one being a monetary award. Lowe’s presented the chapter, a 2016 SkillsUSA National Models of Excellence Recipient, with a $2,000 grant on Thursday. Pensacola State’s SkillsUSA chapter was one of only two community colleges in the nation to receive the Models of Excellence Award… Continue Reading PSC’s SkillsUSA chapter receives $2,000 grant from Lowe’s

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decorative image of 1202-meadows-3-1 , Pensacola Joins 19 Other Communities in Today’s Announcement Dedicated to Building Inclusive Tech Ecosystems 2017-02-06 15:46:16

Pensacola Joins 19 Other Communities in Today’s Announcement Dedicated to Building Inclusive Tech Ecosystems

Pensacola has been announced as one of 20 new White House TechHire communities, dedicated to creating pathways for more Americans to access well-paying tech jobs. Pensacola, under the leadership of Pensacola State College, joins a national network of 71 TechHire communities in receiving support to spearhead efforts to help overlooked and underrepresented Americans start technology… Continue Reading Pensacola Joins 19 Other Communities in Today’s Announcement Dedicated to Building Inclusive Tech Ecosystems

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decorative image of 1201-Morgan-donation-3 , Escambia Co. Sheriff’s Office gives $10,000 to PSC’s McGuire scholarship fund 2017-02-06 15:25:34

Escambia Co. Sheriff’s Office gives $10,000 to PSC’s McGuire scholarship fund

Pensacola State’s Culinary Arts program received a $10,000 boost Wednesday from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff David Morgan. Morgan made the donation to the Molly McGuire Culinary Arts Endowed Scholarship fund. Molly “McGuire” Martin, the matriarch of McGuire’s Irish Pub in Pensacola, died in August 2014. In June 2015, the over $200,000 scholarship endowment… Continue Reading Escambia Co. Sheriff’s Office gives $10,000 to PSC’s McGuire scholarship fund

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decorative image of 1130-PenAir-4 , Pen Air Gifts $100K to Pensacola State College for Scholarships 2017-02-08 15:24:25

Pen Air Gifts $100K to Pensacola State College for Scholarships

Melissa Dandridge, Public Relations Specialist, Pen Air Federal Credit Union Pensacola, FLA. (November 30, 2016) – On Wednesday, November 30 at 9:30 a.m. Pen Air Federal Credit Union announced the gift of $100,000 to the Pensacola State College (PSC) Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship Fund. The gift of $100,000 parallels with the celebration of the college… Continue Reading Pen Air Gifts $100K to Pensacola State College for Scholarships

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decorative image of 1129-Kahn-3 , Kahn Family Foundation donates more than $200,000 to Pensacola State 2017-02-08 15:30:10

Kahn Family Foundation donates more than $200,000 to Pensacola State

Pensacola State College received a $201,200 scholarship from the Robert H. Kahn Jr. Family Foundation on Tuesday. The gift, made in honor of the late Bobby Kahn Jr., was presented to Pensacola State President Ed Meadows during a 10:30 a.m. ceremony in the college’s District Board of Trustees board room in Building 7. A community… Continue Reading Kahn Family Foundation donates more than $200,000 to Pensacola State

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decorative image of Krebs-300x200_rqbfs1 , Nontraditional Pensacola State grad still achieving success at next level 2017-01-17 14:07:55

Nontraditional Pensacola State grad still achieving success at next level

The old adage, “age is only a number,” is Pensacola State College graduate Mary Ann Krebs’s mantra. Krebs who earned her Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) from Pensacola State in May 2014 and then a Bachelor of Science (BSN) in December 2015 started college classes at age 53. She is now 58 and pursuing a… Continue Reading Nontraditional Pensacola State grad still achieving success at next level

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decorative image of 1128-Picture1-300x256_hxnzuf , Free Wind and Jazz Concert at PSC Dec. 1 2017-01-17 14:08:08

Free Wind and Jazz Concert at PSC Dec. 1

Pensacola State College’s Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble present a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The Wind Ensemble performs music written exclusively by Brian Balmages, an award-winning composer, conductor, producer and performer. In 2012, he received the prestigious Albert Austin Harding Award… Continue Reading Free Wind and Jazz Concert at PSC Dec. 1

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decorative image of 1128-Picture2-1-300x200_abgddh , Choral Society of Pensacola Presents Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 3 at Saenger Theatre 2017-01-17 14:08:10

Choral Society of Pensacola Presents Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 3 at Saenger Theatre

Experience the beauty and majesty of Handel’s beloved oratorio, “Messiah,” performed by the Choral Society of Pensacola at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place. First performed in 1741, this musical meditation on the birth, passion, death and resurrection of Christ has earned a place as one of the… Continue Reading Choral Society of Pensacola Presents Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 3 at Saenger Theatre

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decorative image of 1121-VET-TECH-PIX_hpbzlc , Pensacola State’s Vet Tech program holds open house Nov. 10 2017-01-17 14:08:28

Pensacola State’s Vet Tech program holds open house Nov. 10

More than 50 visitors turned out for Pensacola State’s Veterinary Technology program open house held Nov. 10 on the Warrington campus. Visitors had the opportunity to meet the Vet Tech program instructors and tour the college’s state-of-the-art facility in Building 3200. The event also included financial aid information, a student association exhibit and refreshments. “I… Continue Reading Pensacola State’s Vet Tech program holds open house Nov. 10

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2016 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored

A story about spiked punch and marijuana-laced brownies at a Mormon gathering. A single mother’s anthem about empowerment. And a composition comparing the Black Lives Matter movement to “The Hunger Games.” These social issues and more ruled the day when the winners of the 2016 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition were recognized Thursday, Nov. 17,… Continue Reading 2016 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored

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decorative image of 1121-Studio-gallery-jpg-00000002-300×200-1_q5dcfd , Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery on schedule for spring 2017 completion, $3 million facility made possible by seed money from Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families 2017-01-17 14:08:15

Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery on schedule for spring 2017 completion, $3 million facility made possible by seed money from Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families

Construction of the $3 million Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery at Pensacola State College is on schedule to open this coming spring. David Barton, project manager with the Morette Company, said the 10,000-square-foot addition to the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts should be completed by March or April. The Morette Company is the… Continue Reading Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery on schedule for spring 2017 completion, $3 million facility made possible by seed money from Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families

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decorative image of 1114-Kappa-Delta-Pi_bsofqf , 15 Pensacola State students initiated in honor society 2017-01-17 14:08:39

15 Pensacola State students initiated in honor society

Fifteen Pensacola State students were initiated into Alpha Gamma Eta, the college’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, on Thursday, Nov. 3. An international honor society in education, Kappa Delta Pi was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. Pensacola State initiates are: ● Allianna Davis ●… Continue Reading 15 Pensacola State students initiated in honor society

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decorative image of 1114-Corsair-national-award3jpg-00000002_i7mjuu , Corsair artists win at National College Media Convention 2017-01-17 14:08:45

Corsair artists win at National College Media Convention

Corsair staff members Katherine Chen and Izzie Gardner were among the best of the best at the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) National College Media Convention held recently in Washington, D.C. Gardner won a fifth place ACP National Pacemaker award for her Earth Day illustration which appeared in the Corsair’s April 2016 edition. Chen won a… Continue Reading Corsair artists win at National College Media Convention

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decorative image of 1108-KatherineClark_author_cwsbxi , Author Katherine Clark Discusses Writing Southern Fiction at PSC Book Talk Nov. 16 2017-01-17 14:09:29

Author Katherine Clark Discusses Writing Southern Fiction at PSC Book Talk Nov. 16

Winner of the 2015 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction, Katherine Clark, is the guest speaker at Pensacola State College’s Book Talk at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Chadbourne Library, Building 20, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. The public is welcome to this free, informal event. A question and answer session… Continue Reading Author Katherine Clark Discusses Writing Southern Fiction at PSC Book Talk Nov. 16

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decorative image of Vet_MattBarker-1_jtuynh , Military Times names Pensacola State College in list of Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 2017-01-17 14:09:33

Military Times names Pensacola State College in list of Best for Vets: Colleges 2017

For the second straight year, Military Times names Pensacola State College in its list of Best for Vets: Colleges 2017. This recognition is based on a comprehensive survey of veteran and military student offerings and rates of academic achievement. Out of more than 500 two-year, four-year and nontraditional schools that submitted detailed surveys, Military Times… Continue Reading Military Times names Pensacola State College in list of Best for Vets: Colleges 2017

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